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Fremont senator discusses student debt at East Bay

Fremont senator discusses student debt at East Bay

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

January 25, 2017


Filed under Metro

Over 40 million Americans have student loan debt, Sen. Bob Wieckowski, D-Fremont, told Cal State East Bay students, staff and faculty at a presentation on campus on Wednesday. From 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., Wieckowski spoke to under 50 attendees in the University Union’s Bay View room about SB 16, a new b...

Governor Brown signs budget, gun bills

Governor Brown signs budget, gun bills

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

July 20, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for California Gov. Jerry Brown, in his attempt to make the state “financially secure and safer.” On June 27 Gov. Brown signed the 2016-2017 state budget, which has increased to nearly $170.8 billion from just over $167.5 billion in 2015-2016, according to the...

California governor passes tobacco laws

California governor passes tobacco laws

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

May 12, 2016


Filed under Metro

The days of 18-year-olds legally buying cigarettes at gas stations and liquor stores around the state of California will soon be a thing of the past beginning June 9. On May 4, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed several tobacco-related bills into law that will raise the age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 2...

California tobacco regulations pass

California tobacco regulations pass

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

March 17, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Soon 18 to 20-year-olds in California will be restricted from purchasing all forms of tobacco and e-cigarette products. On March 10, the California State Senate approved a package of tobacco regulation bills created by the State Assembly that will raise the age to purchase tobacco products in the state from ...

Birth control: A hostage to be freed

Birth control: A hostage to be freed

Kali Persall,
Contributor

February 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I received my first prescription of birth control pills when I was 14 years old. At 22, I have experimented with three different types of hormonal birth control over the course of eight years and have been to more clinic appointments than I can count. Let’s just say that a dwindling pack of birth cont...

CSU continues battle against campus sexual assault

CSU continues battle against campus sexual assault

Valerie Salcido,
Contributor

November 5, 2015


Filed under Campus

Last month Cal State East Bay’s Health and Wellness Center hosted “Take Back the Night,” a student assembly that allowed students to discuss sexual violence in a supportive environment and helped equip students to better identify sexually violent situations. The event was held behind Lassen Hall ...

Revised budget gives CSU schools a boost

Revised budget gives CSU schools a boost

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

July 22, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

In January, Governor Jerry Brown disappointed California State University leaders when he stated he would allot an operating budget for the 23-school system for the 2015-2016 school year of $119.5 million: $156 million short of what they originally requested. However, Brown last month announced revision...

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